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Nantucket Green & Eco-Friendly

Many home and garden companies on Nantucket Island take pride in being green and eco-friendly to protect our fragile island ecology. Here is a list of builders, heating & cooling experts, landscapers, and designers who can give your family a healthier and more efficient place to live.

    The Carlisle House Inn, winner of multiple TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence, is open year-round and is just a few minutes' walk to everything. The authentic décor and spacious rooms make for a comfortable Nantucket experience. Relax in our cozy parlor and private, flower-filled garden.

    Check out our website on 11/27 for our Cyber Sale Announcement. It will be the best sale of the 2020 Season. 2020 Season 4/23/2020 - 10/17/2020. *New reservations only, restrictions may apply.

    The ever-shifting battalion of sandbars, or shoals, lurking beneath the waters that surround Nantucket have caused between 700 and 800 shipwrecks in recorded history. All three of Nantucket's lighthouses were originally built as navigational tools, but today, modern technology has rendered the island's most iconic lighthouse useful only for our viewing pleasure. For those who arrive on Nantucket via ferry, the lighthouse on Brant Point (officially named Brant Point Light) is the little wooden welcome that ushers folks to the island. First erected in 1746, the Brant Point Light is America's second oldest lighthouse. (Some rumors claim a bonfire existed there as early as 1700.) The Brant Point Light is only 26 feet tall, making it the shortest lighthouse in all of New England! Small but mighty, its red light flashes every four seconds, and is visible ten miles out. In 1987, Brant Point Light became a part of The National Register of Historic Places, placing itself in good company with Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, Martin Luther King Jr.'s grave, the Wright Flyer III (the third plane of the Wright brothers), and thousands of other sites of significance. But life hasn't always been rosy for this brave little beacon; the current structure is actually the 10th one that has sat at the location. As one might imagine, some were torn down by ferocious Nor'easters. Others were simply built cheaply. Two of them actually burned down; and still others rotted and were condemned. The existing structure has lasted for over 110 years and is emblematic above all; visitors toss a penny into the sea as they round the point leaving the harbor to ensure that they return someday to the Grey Lady's welcoming arms.

    The name of this lighthouse is derived from the language of the Native Americans who lived on Nantucket, the Wampanoags. Their word "sankoty" means highland, and even erosion hasn't changed the appropriateness of that name. The brick-and-granite structure sits 70 feet tall on the bluff at the end of what is now Baxter Road in Siasconset, flashing its white light every 7.5 seconds. The stalwart lighthouse was built in 1850, and has not been replaced. Upon a 1990 inspection of the structure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wrongly predicted that it would fall off a nearby sea cliff within 10 years. Nonetheless, in 2007 the lighthouse was very meticulously moved 400 feet back from the cliff's edge. In 1987, it was tucked in right next to its counterpart in The National Register of Historic Places, even though it still functions as a navigational device. The tower itself is not open to the public, but you are free to roam the grounds at any time throughout the year. The location offers a breathtaking view of the island's moors and the mighty Atlantic Ocean. Standing here, you are reminded that we on Nantucket are still part of the rest of the world. We're just beautifully removed.

    Escape to the Brant Point Inn and the Atlantic Mainstay, ideally located on North Beach Street, abutting Nantucket's Core Historic District, and within easy walking distance to both ferries, Jetties and Children's beaches, and all that Nantucket town has to offer.

    The Roberts Collection is a boutique inn in downtown Nantucket, walkable from the ferry, restaurants, and shops. Consisting of four buildings encircling a private courtyard, the Collection provides a secluded space within the island's downtown.

    A classic Nantucket B&B near the harbor, the ferries, shopping. Cozy and comfortable, with king/queen canopy beds and antiques, private baths, A/C, WiFi, and continental breakfast. A quick stroll to museums, theatre and fine dining. Join us.

    A classic Nantucket experience in historic district, only a block away from the heart of Main st. Our signature breakfast is served in garden surroundings on scenic patios directly across from St Paul's church on Fair Street.

    Fine dining on Nantucket with tables for large parties and cozy, intimate alcoves. Chef Mark Gottwald's inspired cuisine is freshly prepared and served by welcoming and attentive staff.

    Serving pizza with 26 different toppings, salads and subs for take out or eat in their casual dining room.

    We are your wings to some of the most beautiful destinations across Cape Cod and the Islands, New England, Eastern Montana, Midwest, Caribbean and Micronesia, and can guarantee that your journey will be as enjoyable as your destination. Reservations: 800-CAPEAIR (227-3247) or if outside the US: 508-771-6944.

    On Demand Charter Service available throughout the Northeast. Boston, New York, Cape Cod, Nantucket, Connecticut, Montauk, and more! Call Us: 800-243-8623

    On-demand air taxi, celebrating our 10 year anniversary this summer! Visit our site to get a quote, book a flight, and read recent reviews from our customers.

    The official web site for Nantucket Memorial Airport, with administrative info, passenger services, FBO services, and more.

    Centrally located in southern New England, we cater to smaller groups of passengers seeking shorter flights. Since our formation, Air Newport has a perfect safety record flying state-of-the-art aircraft.

    On-demand aircraft charter, air taxi, & cargo service. Professional, safe, and on-time service since 1984. 24/7 availability.

    Traditional and high-speed ferries to and from Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, cruises, and deep sea fishing.

    Offering the year-round traditional and high-speed ferry service to Nantucket.

    A full service mooring company, owned and operated by Matthew C. Anderson. With over 15 years experience in the mooring industry, we provide the boat owner with the stress-free assurance that their vessel is safe and secure. Mooring systems are designed and built to meet or exceed the Town of Nantucket's chapter 137 bylaws.

    Ask about spring & fall offers with savings up to 57% (excludes Labor Day weekend).